Happy Xenoblade Chronicles Day Americas!

Friday, April 6th, 2012

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Today is Good Friday for those that celebrate the holiday, but today is also the release day of Xenoblade, making today a “good friday” indeed. Hopefully you are enjoying your NTSC copy of Xenoblade today after a very long wait. Thank you, Nintendo for choosing not to “Passover” this gem of a game. And thanks to GameStop for selling Xenoblade Chronicles in North America.

Now, go explore the Bionis  people!

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  • Kyle Bue

    WOOOOOO!!!! I just got back from picking it up! I was the first one in my store to do so! 😀 I must also say that I am far from dissapointed with the art book!

  • Just got mine in the mail! The game is awesome! Thanks guys for all the leg work you put in to make this happen! Unfortunately it came with no artbook….

    • RyanOPR

      Bummer

  • dubaloseven

    THIS GAME IS EPIC!!! I got the game this morning around 11:00. I don’t usually even like side quests but Xenoblade’s world is so beautiful and inviting I constantly find myself wandering off into nowhere to hunt and challenge the toughest monsters. I’m about to enter Tephra cave!

  • Just got back from picking it up and I will be spending a large portion of my evening and tomorrow playing it.  Thank you, Nintendo and Operation Rainfall!

  • does anybody know what’s inside the bundle from ShopNintendo? im thinking of buying it there. pls reply

    • RyanOPR

      Just a black CC Pro

  • Celebration is in order!!! 🙂 Picked up my copy w/ artbook nice & early. It was a tough decision though, since I’m pretty close to the end of Tales of Graces F. My options were to:
    1. Put aside Graces F. 2. Play both – Xenoblade & Graces F (which i never play 2 at once). 3. Or wait to play Xenoblade after Graces F. ‘Twas a tough call, but I decided to finish Grace F first. I’ll be in JRPG heaven for quite a time, either way. 🙂 Then there’s The Last Story. JOYOUS OVERLOAD!!!

  • Thank you so much Nintendo Of America and Operation Rainfall for giving me the opportunity to experience this absolute masterpiece of a game! =D

  • We now all have a new holiday to celebrate 🙂